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Fall is Here at Chicks With Sticks!

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Happy September!

Cooler weather is on the horizon so it's time to knit and crochet, my friends! I love a leisurely Sunday afternoon with a pot of chili on the stove, a football game on the television, and knitting needles in my hands. Stop in soon to see what's new!  Today's newsletter features our new arrivals from our friends at Berroco.
 Lanas Light from Berroco    Lanas Light 4-color hat  Plein Air Pullover
Lanas Light is going to be your go-to yarn for sport weight colorwork. This springy 2-ply has 383 yds / 100 g ball!
Vento from Berroco   Vest in green Vento  Hat in Vento
Vento is a super-soft blend of Alpaca that has a beautiful halo and drape perfect for making light, airy garments and warm, soft accessories.

Wizard by BerrocoWizard hat and mittens  Scarf in Wizard
has bold happy colors that flow through this chunky yarn. Its chainette construction results in a warm, yet light fabric that you will love (and an excellent choice for quick gifts)! 

Dash from Berroco  Scarf in Dash  Crochet cowl in Dash
Dash is a fluffy chainette yarn that is soft and light, painted with bright dashes of color. Another wonderful choice for quick warm winter knit and crochet projects.

Also new in the shop:
Fresh in from Austria: Mally Sock in six holiday colors! Knit up quick holiday socks using US 4-6 needles with this squishy soft yarn.  Limited quantities available so don't wait too long to get yours!
Mally sock red and green  Sample red and green Mally sock  Mally sock blue  Sample blue Mally sock

Now in from Universal Yarn:
Offbeat: A machine washable blend of acrylic and alpaca that is perfect for fall and winter projects.  This sport weight yarn has a whopping 586 yards per 150 gram cake!

Offbeat cakes

Uptown Worsted and Hues: A high quality anti-pilling acrylic yarn that is perfect for those projects requiring easy-peasy care.
Uptown worsted

Class news - call us to sign up for any of the classes below!

Beginning Knitting I, II, and III: We still have space in the September sessions, Wednesday September 14, 21, and 28. Classes run from 6-8pm and will teach you all the basics you'll need to get started.

Building Blocks/Building in Color/Building with Lace will be held on Saturday, September 17 from 9-11am. 

Thursday night knit-a-alongs from 6-8pm are back! All are welcome to come sit and knit or crochet during these free sessions.

Intro to Crochet - Granny Squares: It's back for October!  The class runs the first four Mondays, October 3, 10, 17, and 22. Classes run from 6-8pm and will teach you all the basics you'll need to get started in crochet.

Thank you for making us your Local Yarn Shop!

The Chicks With Sticks crew,

Amy, Michelle, Ann, Darlene K., Darlene C., Orell, and Jane
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We are open at 5401-3 Portage Road in beautiful Portage, MI
Monday - Friday 11am-6pm and Saturday 10am-4pm

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